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If you are thinking about using the French canals to passage between the UK and the Mediterranean then this booklet contains all the information you need.
It describes the Routes, the regulations the paperwork – How where and when to get the qualifications and license, the depths, air heights, locks and a whole lot more.
There are ‘charts/maps’ throughout, the distances, dimensions & main stopping places and is the only publication to list ALL the possible stopping places on the Rhone River!
When the publishers Classic TV Press asked me to write these memoirs I was very flattered but somewhat unsure.The title sums up the question I have been asking myself for years. The book is available from here
The book contains tidal charts and strategy for making the final passage through the straights into the Mediterranean. Information on fuel and marina prices as well as haul out facilities and places to winter your boat. Beside port information for all the above it provides places of interest and reasons for visiting them.
There are several ways of getting your boat to the Mediterranean. On the back of a lorry, via the French canals, four or five day’s non stop across the Bay of Biscay then down the Portuguese coast or spend the summer or two, gently coasting southwards, enjoying the harbours, cities, towns and villages of France Spain and Portugal.
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